NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Looking for a job? Here's a cool opportunity that just might be a great new start for the right person.

The position: Assistant/associate professor of theater for Skidmore College

Location: Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Job duties: Will teach undergraduate courses in Western and non-Western theater history, theory and directing. May also have opportunities to direct departmental productions. Like all tenure-track faculty, this person will be expected at some point to teach an interdisciplinary seminar for the College's First Year Experience program.

The company: Skidmore College is a liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 2,400 students who hail from almost every state and 46 countries.

Requirements: Must have demonstrated excellence in teaching, as well as in scholarship or work in the professional theater. A Ph.D. or M.F.A. in theater history or directing is preferred, but exceptional professional experience will also be considered. Significant teaching and directing experience at the college level is essential.

Extra perks: The College offers a tuition discount program, as well as paid holidays, personal leave and a choice of health care plans.

Interesting info: This position will begin in Fall 2011. Title and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Other opportunities: The college also has opportunities for faculty to teach music, biology, art history and English.

Apply online here